, originally short for '''Service Games''' and officially styled as '''SEGA''', is a Japanese multinational corporation|multinational
video game video game development|developer
and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world. Sega developed and manufactured numerous video game console|home video game consoles
from 1983 to 2001, but after financial losses incurred from its Dreamcast
console, the company restructured to focus on providing software as a third-party developer. Sega remains the world's most prolific Arcade game|arcade
producer, with over 500 games in over 70 franchises on more than 20 different arcade system board
s since 1981.
Sega is known for its multi-million selling game franchises, such as ''Sonic the Hedgehog
'', ''Virtua Fighter (series)|Virtua Fighter
'', ''Phantasy Star
'', ''Yakuza (series)|Yakuza
'', and ''Total War (series)|Total...